My tail will not come on when I press the break pedal on my 2003 Cadilac Escalde

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Asked by Jun 05, 2014 at 01:44 PM about the 2003 Cadillac Escalade 4 Dr STD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I press my break pedal my rear tail lights and my third light will not light up.

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there is something that senses that you pushed on the brake pedal and that something is broke.

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Halo,check your brakelight switch above your pedal,you can test it by unplugging it,take the plug and bridge a wire from 1 terminal to the other,if it do comes on your brake light switch is faulty,it can be the inner contacts of the switch.replace brakelite switch

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I was was being facetious and trying to lead Noony towards using their own brain for a change :)

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This is very common! The reason this happens is because a wire that is above the back door breaks. I'm surprised that the people that builds these don't fix the proble from the very start! One day I'm sure a car company will come out with a product that fixes problems before they put it out on the street!

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